Category Archives: Probate

Thoughts on Selecting an Executor

This is the second post in a series on what to think about when determining who you want to designate in your will to serve as executor of your estate. First of all, you should consider that selecting a beneficiary … Continue reading

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Estate Planning Myths

There are many mistaken beliefs by the populace when it comes to wills, trusts and probate.  I hear some of them when I meet with clients.  But more often I hear these particular myths when speaking with people who don’t … Continue reading

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Avoid Pitfalls of a DIY Will

Self-preparation kits are becoming more popular but beware the hidden dangers of going it alone.  If you are going to purchase a self-preparation kit or online document, you should only view it as preparation for a meeting with a trained … Continue reading

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Where Should You Keep Your Will?

I routinely provide my clients with suggestions on where to keep their will and other estate planning documents.  The original will is required for probate.  If only a copy can be found, the testator is presumed to have revoked the … Continue reading

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